February 27, 2012

Welcome to the New BeaconsAthletics.com

BOSTON, Mass. – Last Tuesday, the University of Massachusetts Boston athletic department launched the new and improved BeaconsAthletics.com.  Serving as the home to everything that is UMass Boston Athletics this new site, which was developed by PrestoSports has a variety of new features including SMS Text Updates and a brand new E-Newsletter.

The SMS Text Updates will allow fans to receive late breaking news and scores for every team they want to follow right on their cell phones.  The E-Newsletter will be sent out every Monday and will serve as a weekly recap of everything that happened the previous week at UMass Boston.

On top of that the layout of the new BeaconsAthletics.com is like nothing else around.  With larger images and scrolling stories fans will have full access to not only their favorite team(s), but they can see what else is going on in the world of UMass Boston Athletics at any given time and from anywhere.  For anyone that owns a Blackberry, IPhone, IPad, or Droid you can get all your news, scores, and highlights via the BeaconsAthletics.com mobile site.

Within each story, fans will also see a completely new and improved layout as each game recap will feature a box score embedded right into the story.  It will also have the ability to display a photo gallery and YouTube videos.  This past season UMass Boston upgraded its webcasting abilities and with that launched the new Beacons Broadcasting Network.  Every game that UMass Boston Athletics webcasted from the 2011-12 fall and winter seasons each link can be found on one page, allowing fans the opportunity to watch whatever games they want free of charge. 

Lastly each individual team page features their own records and history pages for any alumni wanting to see how their alma mater has done since they put on the Beacons jersey. 

Always changing fans will see new and improved features throughout the coming months that will make BeaconsAthletics.com the ultimate resource for current or future fan of the UMass Boston Beacons. 

So don’t wait sign-up now for all the new features as well as checkout everything that the new BeaconsAthletics.com has to offer.  GO BEACONS!!!